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synonyms for commence

  • begin
  • inaugurate
  • initiate
  • launch
  • take up
  • arise
  • open
  • originate
  • come into being
  • come into existence
  • embark on
  • enter upon
  • get cracking
  • get going
  • get one's feet wet
  • get show on road
  • hit the ground running
  • jump into
  • kick off
  • lead off
  • start the ball rolling
  • tear into
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antonyms for commence

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  • close
  • complete
  • conclude
  • end
  • finish
  • stop
  • cease
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How to use commence in a sentence

The notion that you have the government waiting even two years — but certainly two decades — to commence forfeiture proceedings is, if not unprecedented, then extraordinarily rare.
MASSACHUSETTS POLICE CAN EASILY SEIZE YOUR MONEY. THE DA OF ONE COUNTY MAKES IT NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TO GET IT BACK.BY SAURABH DATAR AND SHANNON DOOLING, WBURAUGUST 18, 2021PROPUBLICA
Just six months before the Olympics, as the AFCON tournament was about to commence in South Africa, Abacha ordered the national team to withdraw.
25 YEARS AGO, NIGERIA’S SUPER EAGLES WON OLYMPIC GOLD—AND CHANGED THE WORLD OF AFRICAN SOCCERKOVIE BIAKOLOAUGUST 2, 2021TIME
Sixteen months after Tokyo 2020 was initially postponed, the pandemic Games have commenced.
THE IRRESISTIBLE AURA OF THE OLYMPICSMMIRHASHEMJULY 30, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
To get there, it’s planning on scaling output at its CNT Plant 2 and commencing construction on a third CNT plant this year.
LG CHEM WILL INVEST $5.2B IN BATTERY MATERIALS THROUGH 2025ARIA ALAMALHODAEIJULY 14, 2021TECHCRUNCH
As it stands, the Games will commence on July 23, and sports media companies, including ESPN, Sports Illustrated, the Los Angeles Times and Yahoo Sports, are preparing to be as agile as the athletes.
MEDIA BRIEFING: HOW SPORTS PUBLISHERS ARE HANDLING THIS YEAR’S OLYMPICSTIM PETERSONJUNE 24, 2021DIGIDAY
Simply choose your course, choose your level, and choose your class — et voila — learning can commence.
FANCY LEARNING A NEW LANGUAGE? HERE’S HOW TO DO ITQUINN GAWRONSKIJUNE 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
To achieve your intentions, you’ll need to establish solid foundations before commencing construction.
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It seemed as though he might pull the players off the field, but amid the chaotic scene he ended regulation and commenced the tiebreaker.
WITH MEXICO IN CONCACAF NATIONS LEAGUE, SOCCER AGAIN CONFRONTS HOMOPHOBIC SLUR AT MATCHESSTEVEN GOFFJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Facebook is set to commence an MRC audit related to brand safety metrics in June.
AS FACEBOOK COMMITS TO INDEPENDENT GARM BRAND SAFETY VERIFICATION, GETTING YOUTUBE, TIKTOK, TWITTER AND OTHERS ON BOARD IS A DIPLOMATIC DANCEKATE KAYEMAY 24, 2021DIGIDAY
“We can now report that we have restarted our entire pipeline system and that product delivery has commenced to all markets we serve,” Colonial Pipeline spokesman Eric Abercrombie said late Thursday afternoon.
AS COLONIAL PIPELINE RECOVERS FROM CYBERATTACK, LEADERS POINT TO A ‘WAKE-UP CALL’ FOR U.S. ENERGY INFRASTRUCTUREAARON GREGG, SEAN SULLIVAN, STEPHANIE HUNTMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO COMMENCE

  • commence
  • embark
  • set about
  • start
  • undertake
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.